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African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine
On-line version ISSN 2071-2936
Print version ISSN 2071-2928

 

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Afr. j. prim. health care fam. med. (Online) vol.11 n.1 Cape Town  2019

 Original Research
  
 ·  A description of community-based participatory research of hypertension awareness, prevention and treatment in a district of Matabeleland South Province, Zimbabwe
Chimberengwa, Pugie T.; Naidoo, Mergan

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Accessible continued professional development for maternal mental health
Field, Sally; Abrahams, Zulfa; Woods, David L.; Turner, Roseanne; Onah, Michael N.; Kaura, Doreen K.; Honikman, Simone

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Does the public antiretroviral treatment programme meet patients' needs? A study at four hospitals in eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Mulqueeny, Delarise M.; Taylor, Myra

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  A preliminary analysis of the association between perceived stigma and HIV-related pain in South Africans living with HIV
Wadley, Antonia L.; Pincus, Tamar; Evangeli, Michael

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Lifestyle, cardiovascular risk knowledge and patient counselling among selected sub-Saharan African family physicians and trainees
Ameh, Pius O.; Yakubu, Kenneth; Miima, Miriam; Popoola, Olugbemi; Mohamoud, Gulnaz; von Pressentin, Klaus B.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Reasons why insured consumers co-pay for medicines at retail pharmacies in Pretoria, South Africa
Mpanza, Ntobeko M.; Bradley, Hazel; Laing, Richard

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Descriptive epidemiology of anaemia among pregnant women initiating antenatal care in rural Northern Ghana
Nonterah, Engelbert A.; Adomolga, Emmanuella; Yidana, Adadow; Kagura, Juliana; Agorinya, Isaiah; Ayamba, Emmanuel Y.; Atindama, Solomon; Kaburise, Michael B.; Alhassan, Majeed

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  A practice framework to enhance the implementation of the Policy on Integration of Mental Health Care into primary health care in KwaZulu-Natal province
Hlongwa, Esther N.; Sibiya, Maureen N.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Social and economic barriers to adherence among patients at Livingstone General Hospital in Zambia
Moomba, Kaala; van Wyk, Brian

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Knowledge and home treatment of measles infection by caregivers of children under five in a low-income urban community, Nigeria
Uchendu, Obioma; Ige, Olusimbo; Adeyera, Oluwapelumi

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Low back pain among primary school teachers in Rural Kenya: Prevalence and contributing factors
Elias, Hussein E.; Downing, Raymond; Mwangi, Ann

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Nurses' perception of the multidisciplinary team approach of care for adolescent mothers and their children in Ugu, KwaZulu-Natal
Govender, Desiree; Naidoo, Saloshni; Taylor, Myra

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Contribution of the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine to a socially accountable health workforce
Clithero-Eridon, Amy; Albright, Danielle; Crandall, Cameron; Ross, Andrew

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  'No one prepared me to go home': Cerebrovascular accident survivors' experiences of community reintegration in a peri-urban context
Govender, Pragashnie; Naidoo, Deshini; Bricknell, Kiara; Ayob, Zainab; Message, Holly; Njoko, Sibongiseni

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Development of a Sesotho health literacy test in a South African context
Reid, Marianne; Nel, Mariette; Janse van Rensburg-Bonthuyzen, Ega

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Implementation of postnatal care for HIV-positive mothers in the Free State: Nurses' perspectives
Mangoejane, Lumka; Ramukumba, Mokholelana M.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Nutrition knowledge, attitudes and practices of primary school children in Tshwane Metropole, South Africa
Mamba, Nomsa P.S.; Napoles, Lizeka; Mwaka, Nelly M.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Factors that impact the timely treatment of obstetric fistulas in Malawi: The perspective of health care providers
Gondwe, Mwawi S.; Maharaj, Pranitha

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Community healthcare worker response to childhood disorders: Inadequacies and needs
Naidoo, Shanturi; Naidoo, Deshini; Govender, Pragashnie

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Health system challenges affecting HIV and tuberculosis integration at primary healthcare clinics in Durban, South Africa
Kalonji, Dishiki; Mahomed, Ozayr H.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding HIV/AIDS among senior high school students in Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis, Ghana
Dzah, Seraphine M.; Tarkang, Elvis E.; Lutala, Prosper M.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Review Article
  
 ·  Ingestion of mammalian meat and alpha-gal allergy: Clinical relevance in primary care
Mabelane, Tshegofatso; Ogunbanjo, Gboyega A.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Scientific Letter
  
 ·  Calling non-governmental organisations to strengthen primary health care: Lessons following Alma-Ata
Landes, Megan; Pfaff, Colin; Zerihun, Meseret; Wondimagegn, Dawit; Sodhi, Sumeet; Rouleau, Katherine; Kidd, Michael R.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Editorial
  
 ·  World Family Doctors Day 2019: Reflections from an African perspective
Mash, Robert

        · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  A declaration for all?
Couper, Ian

        · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Original Research
  
 ·  Family physicians' experience and understanding of evidence-based practice and guideline implementation in primary care practice, Cape Town, South Africa
Pather, Michael K.; Mash, Robert

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  The differential effect of the free maternity services policy in Kenya
Owuor, Henry O.; Asito, Stephen A.; Adoka, Samson O.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Measuring empathy in a group of South African undergraduate medical students using the student version of the Jefferson Scale of Empathy
Archer, Elize; Turner, Roseanne

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  A self-assessment study of procedural skills of doctors in peri-urban district hospitals of Gauteng, South Africa
Erumeda, Neetha J.; Couper, Ian D.; Thomas, Leena S.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Review Article
  
 ·  The physical, psychological and social impact of long bone fractures on adults: A review
Singaram, Sevani; Naidoo, Mergan

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Original Research
  
 ·  Professional nurses' experiences of caring for patients in public health clinics in Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Nesengani, Tintswalo V.; Downing, Charlene; Poggenpoel, Marie; Stein, Chris

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Evidence of interventions for improving healthcare access for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in South Africa: A scoping review
Luvuno, Zamasomi P.; Mchunu, Gugu; Ncama, Busisiwe; Ngidi, Hlolisile; Mashamba-Thompson, Tivani

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Rural-urban health disparities among older adults in South Africa
Peltzer, Karl; Phaswana-Mafuya, Nancy; Pengpid, Supa

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Evolution of attitudes, trends and perceptions of smoking among middle and secondary school students in the Gharb Region, Morocco, 2010-2015
Mounach, Samir; Zahrou, Fatima-Ezzahra; Mahdaoui, Elkhansa; Belakhel, Latifa; Khazraji, Youssef C.; Berri, Hicham El

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Institutional tuberculosis infection control in a rural sub-district in South Africa: A quality improvement study
Mekebeb, Martha B.; von Pressentin, Klaus; Jenkins, Louis S.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Building consensus on identifying research mentoring gaps and finding ways of addressing the gap in a Kenyan college of health sciences
Chege, Masemiano P.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Transgender population's experiences with regard to accessing reproductive health care in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa: A qualitative study
Luvuno, Zamasomi P. B.; Ncama, Busisiwe; Mchunu, Gugu

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Barriers to men's involvement in antenatal and postnatal care in Butula, western Kenya
Ongolly, Fernandos K.; Bukachi, Salome A.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Prevalence and determinants of psychological insulin resistance among type 2 diabetic patients in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Rita, Shomba L.; Lubaki, Fina J.-P.; Bompeka, Lepira F.; Gboyega, Ogunbanjo A.; Ngwala, Lukanu P.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Assessment of tuberculosis knowledge among Lesotho village health workers and utilisation of their tuberculosis services by the communities they serve
Ramathebane, Maseabata M.; Makatjane, Tiisetso J.; Thetsane, Regina M.; Mokhethi, Motselisi

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Exploring factors influencing integration of traditional and medical male circumcision methods at Ingquza Hill Local Municipality, Eastern Cape: A socio-ecological perspective
Prusente, Sandile; Khuzwayo, Nelisiwe; Sikweyiya, Yandisa

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Review Article
  
 ·  Child sexual abuse: The significance of the history and testifying on non-confirmatory findings
Kotzé, Johanna M.; Brits, Hanneke

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Towards national health insurance: Alignment of strategic human resources in South Africa
Mofolo, Nathaniel; Heunis, Christo; Kigozi, Gladys N.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Indigenous and faith healing for mental health in Ghana: An examination of the literature on reported beliefs, practices and use of alternative mental health care in Ghana
Kpobi, Lily; Swartz, Leslie

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Indigenous and faith healing in Ghana: A brief examination of the formalising process and collaborative efforts with the biomedical health system
Kpobi, Lily; Swartz, Leslie

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Systematic review of factors influencing oral health-related quality of life in children in Africa
Malele-Kolisa, Yolanda; Yengopal, Veerasamy; Igumbor, Jude; Nqcobo, Cathrine B.; Ralephenya, Tshakane R.D.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Country Profile
  
 ·  Primary health care and family medicine in Sierra Leone
Robinson, Colan

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Editorial
  
 ·  The Anthropocene - The biggest threat to health on the African continent
Mash, Robert

        · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  World Organisation of Family Doctors Africa is moving!
Moosa, Shabir

        · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Collaboration with World Health Organization
Moosa, Shabir

        · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Original Research
  
 ·  Diagnostic accuracy of tri-ponderal mass index and body mass index in estimating overweight and obesity in South African children
Moselakgomo, Violet K.; van Staden, Marlise

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Factors associated with physical activity in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at a public clinic in Gaborone, Botswana, in 2017
Shiriyedeve, Sunungurai; Dlungwane, Thembelihle P.; Tlou, Boikhutso

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Knowledge, attitudes and practices of contraceptive methods among women seeking voluntary termination of pregnancy at Jubilee Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa
Bongongo, Tombo; Govender, Indiran

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Hypertension among human immunodeficiency virus infected patients on treatment at Parirenyatwa Hospital: A descriptive study
Chireshe, Rumbidzai; Naidoo, Keshena; Nyamakura, Rudo

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Factors contributing to primary caregiver delay in presenting children with chronic kidney disease for medical care in Ghana
Amoah, Abigail; Duma, Sinegugu E.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Outcome of illustrated information leaflet on correct usage of asthma-metered dose inhaler
Wrench, Wendy; van Dyk, Lynette; Srinivas, Sunitha; Dowse, Ros

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Where are they working? A case study of twenty Cuban-trained South African doctors
Motala, Munirah; van Wyk, Jacqueline

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Modern health-seeking behaviour and associated factors among mothers having under 5-years old children in Shire town, Tigray, Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study 2018
Weldesamuel, Girmay T.; Alemayoh, Tsega T.; Atalay, Hagos T.; Zemichael, Teklewoini M.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Current policies and practices for the provision of diabetes care and self-management support programmes for older South Africans
Werfalli, Mahmoud; Murphy, Katherine; Kalula, Sebastiana; Levitt, Naomi

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Knowledge and utilisation of National Health Insurance Scheme among adult patients attending a tertiary health facility in Lagos State, South-Western Nigeria
Abiola, Abdulhakeem O.; Ladi-Akinyemi, Temitope W.; Oyeleye, Oluwagbemiga A.; Oyeleke, Ganiyat K.; Olowoselu, Olufunke I.; Abdulkareem, Aisha T.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Factors hindering midwives' utilisation of alternative birth positions during labour in a selected public hospital
Musie, Maurine R.; Peu, Mmapheko D.; Bhana-Pema, Varshika

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Trends in patients' overall satisfaction with healthcare delivery in Accra, Ghana
Odonkor, Stephen T.; Frimpong, Charles; Duncan, Emmanuel; Odonkor, Carolyn

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Financial management roles of nurse managers in selected public hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa
Naranjee, Nellie; Ngxongo, Thembelihle S.P.; Sibiya, Maureen N.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  The relationship between body composition and blood pressure among primary school children in Eastern Cape province, South Africa
Gomwe, Howard; Seekoe, Eunice; Lyoka, Philemon; Marange, Chioneso S.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Rural Zulu women's knowledge of and attitudes towards Pap smears and adherence to cervical screening
Godfrey, Michelle A.L.; Mathenjwa, Sithokozile; Mayat, Nasim

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Weight underestimation and body size dissatisfaction among black African adults with obesity: Implications for health promotion
Okop, Kufre J.; Levitt, Naomi; Puoane, Thandi

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  What the elderly experience and expect from primary care services in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Naidoo, Keshena; van Wyk, Jacqueline

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Prevalence of and factors associated with female sexual dysfunction among women using hormonal and non-hormonal contraception at the AGA Khan University Hospital Nairobi
Butt, Momin R.; Lema, Valentino; Mukaindo, Abraham; Mohamoud, Gulnaz; Shabani, Jacob

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Assessment of cardiopulmonary resuscitation equipment in resuscitation trolleys in district hospitals in Botswana: A cross-sectional study
Tsima, Billy M.; Rajeswaran, Lakshmi; Cox, Megan

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Exploring resilience in family physicians working in primary health care in the Cape Metropole
Wagner, Leigh; Pather, Michael K.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Exploring the beliefs and attitudes of private general practitioners towards national health insurance in Cape Town, South Africa
Mathew, Sheena; Mash, Robert

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Students' perceptions of the effectiveness of additional language tuition in the University of Cape Town MBChB programme: A descriptive cross-sectional study
Mohamed, Zahraa; Roche, Stephanie; Claassen, Joel; Jama, Zukile

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  The ability of primary healthcare clinics to provide quality diabetes care: An audit
Webb, Elizabeth M.; Rheeder, Paul; Wolvaardt, Jacqueline E.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Stress and resilience among women living with HIV in Nigeria
Adamu, Aliyu; Mchunu, Gugu; Naidoo, Joanne R.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Book Review
  
 ·  A regional look at ethics in healthcare
Kleinsmidt, Anita

        · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Patient Study
  
 ·  Parasitic chyluria in a 72-year-old Sierra Leonean woman: A case report
Adeleke, Atilola A.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Conference Report
  
 ·  Kampala Commitment 2019
Moosa, Shabir

        · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Correction
  
 ·  Erratum: The validation of the visual screening tool for anxiety disorders and depression in hypertension and/or diabetes
Ogle, Zimbini; Koen, Liezl; Niehaus, Dana J.H.

        · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Original Research
  
 ·  Roles and challenges of family physicians in Uganda: A qualitative study
Besigye, Innocent K.; Onyango, Jude; Ndoboli, Fred; Hunt, Vincent; Haq, Cynthia; Namatovu, Jane

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Knowledge, attitude and compliance towards travel vaccines among Nigerian travellers at an international airport
Akodu, Babatunde A.; Ogwu, Fanny O.; Abiola, Abdul-Hakeem O.

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Family functioning and satisfaction: A comparative study between hookah users and non-users
Roman, Nicolette; Rich, Edna; Davids, Charl; Benjamin, Fatiema; Taylor, Matthew

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Primary health care nursing students' knowledge of and attitude towards the provision of preconception care in KwaZulu-Natal
Ukoha, Winifred C.; Dube, Makhosi

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 Opinion Papers
  
 ·  Palliative care made visible: Developing a rural model for the Western Cape Province, South Africa
O'Brien, Victoria; Jenkins, Louis S.; Munnings, Margie; Grey, Hilary; North, Zilla; Schumann, Helise; De Klerk-Green, Elmari

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  
 ·  Social and public health implications of the legalisation of recreational cannabis: A literature review
Mokwena, Kebogile

        · abstract in English     · text in English     · English ( pdf )
  

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